A Companion to the American West

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William Deverell
John Wiley & Sons, 15 апр. 2008 г. - Всего страниц: 584
A Companion to the American West is a rigorous, illuminating introduction to the history of the American West. Twenty-five essays by expert scholars synthesize the best and most provocative work in the field and provide a comprehensive overview of themes and historiography.

  • Covers the culture, politics, and environment of the American West through periods of migration, settlement, and modernization
  • Discusses Native Americans and their conflicts and integration with American settlers
 

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Introduction
1
Part I Thinking Through the American West
3
Part II Conquest and Its Patterns The Nineteenth Century
51
Part III Exceptionalism or Regionalism? The TwentiethCentury American West
219

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William Deverell is Professor of History at the University of Southern California and director of the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West. He is the author of Railroad Crossing: Californians and the Railroad, 1850-1910 (1994) and Whitewashed Adobe: The Rise of Los Angeles and the Remaking of Its Mexican Past (2004). He co-authored Eden by Design: The 1930 Olmsted-Bartholomew Plan for the Los Angeles Region (2000) and The West in the History of the Nation (2000) and co-edited California Progressivism Revisited (1994) and Metropolis in the Making: Los Angeles in the 1920s (2001).

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